Point Reyes Headlands Winter Shuttle Bus System
On weekends & holidays, Sir Francis Drake Boulevard is closed beyond the South Beach Road junction from 9 am to 5:30 pm during favorable weather conditions. Bus service to the Lighthouse & Chimney Rock is provided from Drakes Beach. More »
2014 Harbor Seal Pupping Season Closures
From March 1 through June 30, the park implements closures of certain Tomales Bay beaches and Drakes Estero to water-based recreation to protect harbor seals during the pupping season. Please avoid disturbing seals to ensure a successful pupping season. More »
Operational Changes Took Effect on May 1, 2013
The Lighthouse Visitor Center is now only open Fridays through Mondays; closed Tuesdays through Thursdays, including Thanksgiving. The Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center is open on weekends and holidays when shuttles are operating. More »
Point Reyes National Seashore invites you to the 33rd Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach.
Sunday, August 31, 2013
(the Sunday of Labor Day Weekend)
9 am - 3:30 pm
Prizes awarded in each of several age and group catagories.
Free to participants and spectators.
Registration begins at 9 am at the Kenneth C. Patrick Visitor Center.
Judging begins at 12 pm.
Prizes awarded at 3:30 pm.
Prizes donated by the Point Reyes National Seashore Association.
This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty).
Bring a picnic and spend the day!More »